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The Power Of Local Energy
Electricity, like most commodities, is rarely produced where it is consumed. In the United States, [...]
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Is My House a Good Fit for Solar?
[NOTE: See below the 2 FREE tools you can use to size up your solar opportunity] So, you’re in [...]
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Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update — 2019 Q3
3 gigawatts of new power generation capacity came online in the third quarter of 2019 — 31 percent [...]
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Sunshine and Ownership: A Cooperative Solar Garden Blooms in North Minneapolis
One such model is offered by Cooperative Energy Futures. It launched in Minneapolis in 2009 under th [...]
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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Rises 20%, Reaching $11.7 Billion in 2019
Total corporate funding into the solar sector globally, including venture capital and private equ [...]
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Boulder Takes Bold Steps to Support Local Renewable Energy
Over 100 U.S. cities have now set goals to transition to 100 percent renewable energy. In a new epis [...]
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Welcome to Solar United Neighbors of Arizona
Solar United Neighbors is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping communities go sol [...]
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From the Archive: Anya Schoolman, Executive Director of Solar United Neighbors
How did one group of neighbors from Washington, D.C., band together to advance clean energy locally [...]
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Virginia County Purchases Power from New ‘Amazon Arlington Solar Farm’
The Arlington County Board has approved a partnership with Dominion Energy Virginia to purchase powe [...]
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US Senate’s Proposed Energy Bill Hits Snag and Stalls
The American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA) hit a snag Monday as lawmakers failed to end debate on the [...]
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Voices of 100%: Will Oklahoma Cities Follow Norman’s Lead to Renewable Energy?
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set ambitious commitments to transition to renewable energy, but [...]
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Will All New Vehicles Be Electric By 2030? One Expert Says Yes
That’s exactly what entrepreneur and lecturer Tony Seba argues in his book, Clean Disruption of En [...]
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Podcast: What you can do to help grow solar in your community
Solar United Neighbors Executive Director Anya Schoolman recently appeared on the Freeing Energy Pod [...]
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Small Minnesota Community Faces David v. Goliath Negotiation for Community Solar  — Episode 69 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
What does it take to build a community solar project (with battery storage) in a small town in north [...]
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The Clean Energy Choice Act Introduced in Virginia
Today, Senator Jeremy McPike and Delegate Mike Mullin introduced the Clean Energy Choice Act so [...]
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Clean Coalition’s Community Microgrids
Most microgrids today are single buildings that rely on diesel generators to run when the grid is ou [...]
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In New England, Cooperative Values Drive Solar Growth
New England offers some of the nation’s biggest incentives for renewable energy generation, but hi [...]
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Voices of 100%: Small Iowa Town Pushes for Energy Independence
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set ambitious commitments to transition to renewable energy, but [...]
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PG&E Tells 200,000 Customers to Prepare for More Planned Outages
Dry and windy conditions prompted Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to begin notifying ar [...]
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338-MW Wind Farm Comes Online in Texas amid Pandemic
The 338-megawatt Sage Draw wind farm in West Texas has reached commercial operation even as the covi [...]
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Amid EV Surge, Austin Eyes a New Way of Doing Business
Electric and autonomous vehicle technology supports the change, said Popham, whose city-owned utilit [...]
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How Market Power Gives Electric Utilities Political Power
In the pathway to 100% renewable energy lie electric utilities. Despite some changes to market struc [...]
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Steamboat Springs lowers cost of going solar with tax and fee waiver
Steamboat Springs is taking a smart step forward to encourage more residents to go solar. Starting N [...]
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Don't-Miss Opportunity for Local Choice in Landmark Carbon-Free Bills
In New Mexico, proposed climate legislation would give one of the state’s monopoly utilities a hug [...]
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